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Me Fine Foundation, Inc.

A BBB Accredited Charity since 03/22/2012.

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Me Fine Foundation, Inc.
Phone: (919) 202-0086
Fax: (919) 202-0059
Address: 5100 US Hwy 70 East
Princeton, NC 27569
Report Creation Date: January 3, 2012
Report Expiration Date: October 2, 2016
Original Business Start Date: August 2005
Principal: Mr. Joey Powell, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. Joey Powell, Executive Director - (919) 202-0086 or
Email Address:
Entity: Non-Profit
Incorporated: November 2004, NC
Employees: 6 Full Time.
Type of Business: Local Charities, Non Profit Organizations, Thrift Stores
BBB Accreditation: Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Second Hope
Second Hope Shop

Stated Purpose

The mission of the Me Fine Foundation is to voluntarily provide necessary resources and financial assistance to parents and caregivers with children being treated at Duke and UNC Children's hospitals regardless of race, diagnosis, economic status or religion.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.

BBB Charity Seal Participation

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


Total Program Expenses:$200,798


Chief Executive Officer:Joseph Powell
CEO Compensation:$65,000
Chair of the Board:Josh Swindell
Board Size:10
Paid Staff Size:6 Full Time.


According to Me Fine Foundation, Inc.'s Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2012:

 Total Income:$254,517
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$200,798 95.79%78.89%
 Fund Raising:$1,614 0.77%0.63%
 Administrative:$7,209 3.44%2.83%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$209,621
Excess of Income over Expenses$44,896
Ending Net Assets:$224,543
Total Liabilities$142,670

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.

Charity Licensing

This organization is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

NC Solicitations Licensing Branch
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622
(888) 830-4989

BBB records show a license number of SL003693 for this organization, issued by NC Solicitations Licensing Branch. Their web address is

Additional Contact Information

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (919) 202-0445

Additional Email Addresses

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ID: 90207383
Report as of July 31, 2014 18:12
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